Endangered Pollinators

Earth Day 2021-How to help

As we celebrate Earth Day 2021 the Brown County Beekeepers want to give everyone an idea of the importance of honey bees and pollinators and some suggestions on how everyone can help.

This short message from our President, Dave Elsen, is informative and full of suggestions.

2021 Wisconsin Honey Bee Supplier list

Picture of package of bees
How To Install Package Bees in a Langstroth Hive - Beverly Bees

https://browncountybeekeepers.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Bees-purchasing-2021.pdf

For reference, enclosed is the BCBA 2021 Wisconsin Honey Bee supplier guide. Please be sure to contact suppliers for updated information on their bees. Most suppliers will have a designated pick-up date/time that is yet TBD, and could be complicated due to COVID. This list is for reference only and not a recommendation.

If you know of local Wisconsin suppliers NOT on this list, please contact anyone on the BCBA leadership team and we will add them (THANK YOU).

Introduction to Beekeeping – Basics For Someone New to Bees

The Brown County Beekeeping Association is happy to present INTRODUCTION TO BEEKEEPING again this year.Learn the essentials of beginning beekeeping !! As with all things COVID, the 2021 class will be a different than previous years. There are two virtual classes (2 hours each) and one in-person, at-the-hive two hour class.

When:
January 9th, 2021 — 9:00am to 11:00pm (virtual via Zoom)
February 13th, 2021 — 9:00am to 11:00am (virtual via Zoom)
and May 29th, 2021 (at the hive, location TBD)
Online Registration:     Click here
How Much: $40 for an individual, $30 for additional family members
What: An understanding of: Continue reading